Month: February 2012

Cooking With Technology

So my friend sent me an e-mail, describing how he was fascinated with a recent GPU: http://www.amazon.com/PNY-DisplayPort-Profesional-Graphics-VCQ6000-PB/dp/B0044XUD1U/ref=dp_return_1?ie=UTF8&n=172282&s=electronics Yes, that is in fact a 4000 dollar graphics card. 448 64-bit cores, at 1.2Ghz apiece about 538 Gflops so, for probably about…

What to Riot Against

After reading this lengthy post: http://www.chinasmack.com/2012/features/evil-overlords-or-lucky-devils-the-men-who-rule-hong-kong.html In which the author covers over lots of topics related to Hong Kong’s real estate tycoons, I have to ask myself: Is it easier to riot when you know your local government is clearly…